Most Breast-feeding Moms Quit Earlier Than Planned

Erin Carroll planned to breast-feed both her newborn sons. But like many women with the best intentions, it didn't work out. A new government study finds only a third of new moms achieve their goal of exclusively breast-feeding for three months.

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  • Why many breast-feeding moms quit earlier than planned
    Before her second son, Hayes, was born a year ago, Erin Carroll was determined to breast-feed him. “With my first one, I didn’t really have any expectations or plans for anything,” says Carroll, 30, a stay-at-home mom in Columbia, S.C. Breast-feeding ...
    06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • In defense of breast-feeding
    “I think it would have pushed a lot of moms to simply quit breast-feeding ... No one testified against the bill at a hearing earlier this year. Wilwerding said a law would send a message of support for a practice that health officials agree is ...
    02/13/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Many Women Quit Breast-Feeding Early
    SUNDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) — Though a growing percentage of American moms start their infants on human milk ... Their study, published earlier this year in Pediatrics, was part of a larger analysis called “Juggling Work and Life During Pregnancy ...
    12/27/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Why Do More Moms Stop Breast-feeding Early?
    Even though breast-feeding is at the highest rate in at least 20 years according to the CDC, many new moms are quitting earlier than doctors recommend ... If you learn how to breast-feed, why would you quit? I liked the special time spent bonding with ...
    08/19/2008 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Breast-feeding at a high, but tapers fast
    but they quit too soon and resort to infant formula too often, federal health officials said Thursday. A government survey found that about 30% of new moms are feeding their babies only breast milk three months after birth. At six months, 11% are breast ...
    08/2/2007 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • When Is The Best Time To Stop Breast Feeding?
    When is the best time to stop breast feeding? - Breastfeeding Moms
    04/17/2014 - 1:25 pm | View Website
  • Breastfeeding Moms Unite
    We started around 4:00 PM. She set the table, deciding to put salt, pepper and ketchup on it as well. She wrote “Please wait to be seated” on the chalk board.
    04/17/2014 - 10:12 am | View Website
  • Breastfeeding Moms conversations
    Breastfeeding Moms - This group is here to support families that breastfeed. We follow the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO)...
    04/17/2014 - 1:22 am | View Website
  • Judge Stops Breastfeeding Mom Over Visitation
    ←Previous Post; Next Post → The Judge Stops Breastfeeding Mom From Nursing For Visitation And Now I Have A Rage Headache. 5 months ago by Frances Locke
    04/17/2014 - 12:32 am | View Website
  • Diet for a healthy breastfeeding mom | BabyCenter
    Find out what to eat, drink, and avoid while breastfeeding, and get our handy meal plans for nursing moms.
    04/16/2014 - 10:23 pm | View Website
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